A message from Interim President Charles Karr.

Service Awards

It is the policy of The University of Alabama in Huntsville to recognize the contributions of long-term faculty and staff members through the Employee Recognition Program. Each year the University recognizes faculty and staff who have completed key service milestones of five years of full-time regular service and for each five years thereafter (10, 15, 20, 25 etc.).

2022 Service Award Recipients by Year
2022 Service Award Recipients by Department
2023 Service Award Recipients by Year
2023 Service Award Recipients by Department

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Foundation Staff Awards

The University of Alabama in Huntsville, through the UAH Foundation, recognizes four staff employees who by action or idea make exceptional contributions to The University's mission to:

  • Support the goals for excellence in teaching, research, health care and community service;
  • Promote a high level of morale or exemplary service to students, faculty and co-workers; or,
  • Demonstrate performance above and beyond the requirements of their positions.

The staff award categories are: 

  • Staff Excellence (two awards:  one non-exempt employee and one exempt employee)
  • Facilities Excellence 
  • Leadership 

The recipients of these prestigious awards will be presented with a Certificate of Appreciation and a check for $1,000.

2023 Staff Award Nominations

Nominations are now being reviewed for the 2023 UAH Foundation Staff Awards.  Nominations may be submitted by faculty and staff.  As part of the nomination process, a statement of key reasons for each nominee is required.   

Statement of Key Reasons | Eligibility and Guidelines

Nominations deadline was 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 28, 2023.

Contact HR! 

256.824.6545 |  staffawards@uah.edu

Staff Award recipients from the last three award years are not eligible for nomination.  Their names are listed below for your information: 

Maryann Bierer Laurie Elliff Candi DeBardelaben
Irma Johnson Amber McPhail Pamela Redding
Michele Kennedy Kristy Olive Teresa Shurtz
Jana Savanapridi Jannette Turner Wendy Worlund

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